Tarek and Christina are on the hunt for a summer project and find a unique home in Whittier, CA. With an old pool and a large backyard, this house has potential to be an entertainer's paradise. Taking on a backyard is a big challenge, but with big risks come big rewards. Can Tarek and Christina transform this home and reinvigorate its depressed pool, or could this project with poolside potential be in danger of circling the drain?
Tarek and Christina find a large home in the desirable town of Cypress, California. They know they can make money on this flip, but the comparable sales indicate that an amazing backyard with a pool could bring even more profit in this family community. It'll cost a lot more than a standard flip to put in a pool and create an outdoor living space, but they decide it's worth the gamble. Can Tarek and Christina get top dollar for this entertainer's paradise, or could design and construction hiccups dry up the profits on this home's once pooling value?
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a split-level home in Long Beach, California. The style is unique among the other homes in the neighborhood and the small backyard is a ripe for creating classic California-style indoor/outdoor living. As work begins and the backyard starts to take shape, surprise interior costs threaten the overall budget. Can Tarek and Christina create a backyard beauty by the beach, or could design woes push them over the edge of this split-level falls?
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a home in Torrance, California, that's just miles from the ocean and several upscale beach communities. The yard is small and tiered, but buyers in this area demand luxury and are willing to pay top dollar to get it. Tarek and Christina decide to pull out all the stops and make use of every inch of yard space to create an entertainer's dream fitting of its anticipated million dollar list price. Can they keep a lid on their budget or will this hillside spool wash away their profits?
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a home in Riverside, California, with a massive backyard. It has great views and room to create a pool and outdoor living area fit for a five-star resort. The potential is there to make this the biggest backyard transformation they've ever done, but it won't come cheaply and they risk spending more than they can get back. Can Tarek and Christina create and reap the rewards of a resort-style backyard or could rising costs threaten to sink this backyard staycation dream home?
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a home in Garden Grove, California, that is in need of a major makeover. The house is small and needs a lot of work but it does have a large yard where they could add an extra bathroom or bedroom. Could an addition be the perfect solution to their problems or will it just end up subtracting from their profits?
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a house in Buena Park, California, that has a large lot behind it. This lot could mean extra profits if they are able to split and sell it separately from the house. The house poses its own problems with a strange layout and permit issues that could set the project back. Can Tarek and Christina take on this new challenge or will setbacks keep them in this double lot limbo?
Tarek and Christina are contacted by an owner in Anaheim, California, looking to sell their three bedroom, two bathroom home. These three bedroom, two bathroom houses are quick and easy to flip, exactly what they are looking for. Upon inspection the house looks good, but there is only one hiccup in their plan -- the second bathroom is only a half bathroom and it doesn't meet code. Will they be able to make this bathroom functional and keep the value of the home or will they have to lose a bathroom and some profit along with it?
Tarek and Christina get a smoking deal on a house in an up-and-coming neighborhood of Garden Grove, CA. With not too much work to be done, this house should be quick flip for them. Can they keep this flip on schedule or will unpredictable problems douse this hot market flip?
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a home in Garden Grove, California. They always do well in this neighborhood and see big potential with this house. When they go to check out the house there is a large workshop addition which could be a huge selling point for a buyer later on. Will this addition help sell this home once it's renovated or will permit issues bring down this wishful workshop?
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a house in an upscale neighborhood in Laguna Beach, CA. Even though the house is small, it has an ocean view, which means big money. Having never flipped in the area, they aren't sure what to offer for the house, so they visit another flip in the area and see that the house they want is overpriced. When they offer below asking price for the home, the seller is shocked. Will they be able to get a good deal on this beachside home or will they miss their chance to make big money in Laguna?
Tarek and Christina buy a large home in Anaheim, California, with some strange additions that could end up costing them thousands of dollars and sacrificing square footage. When work at the house gets delayed, Tarek and Christina finally have time to work on their own backyard remodel -- which proves to be a huge undertaking. Will they be able to handle two big remodels at the same time or have they thrown themselves into the deep end with too many projects?
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a property in the upscale neighborhood of Palos Verdes, California. The house may be small but because of the area, it could sell for over $1 million. Can Tarek and Christina turn this hillside horror into a high-class home, or are they in over their heads in this beachside community?
Tarek and Christina are contacted about home in El Monte, California, but they can't take a look at the inside before making an offer. After checking out the outside, they make an offer and get it for a good price. But they think twice after they get inside and realize that they might have spent too much on this flip. Will they be able to keep costs to a minimum and maximize their profit, or did they jump the gun on this false-start flip?
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a four-bedroom home in Cypress, California, that the owner is looking to sell quickly. The home is a mess but already has an open floor plan, which will save them money in the long run. When they start demo on the kitchen, Tarek and Christina discover the ceiling isn't supported correctly, and they will have to reinforce it or add a post, which will close off the space. A house that was once beaming with potential could end up costing them more than they expected.
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